ITN-BUET News

City Mayor calls for a collaborative approach to ensure safe sanitation for the residence of Chattogram City Corporation

Chattogram, the commercial capital of the country, needs collaboration from all concerned agencies to ensure safely managed sanitation for the city dwellers. In a workshop organized by the Chattogram City Corporation, in association with ITN-BUET and Water & Sanitation for the Urban Poor (WSUP), the city authorities underscored the necessity of implementing a citywide FSM action plan to achieve SDG 6.2 by 2030.

September 16, 2021

ITN-BUET and ENPHO is organizing a virtual training on CWIS for South Asian sanitation consultants

ITN-BUET, in collaboration with ENPHO, is organizing a two-week-long (12 September-23 September 2021) regional virtual training on ‘Winning Bids for City-Wide Inclusive Sanitation: Principles and Application.’

September 08, 2021

Sector Stakeholders Placed Needs and Requirements in the CWIS Capacity Building Workshop

The sector needs to go a long way in terms of CWIS and capacity building, which is crucial for achieving the results in the sanitation sector – opined by the participants of the workshop held on 6th September 2021. 

September 06, 2021

45 cities of Bangladesh are strengthened with in-house trainers to build the capacity of the frontline waste and sanitation warriors

The waste and sanitation workers perform a crucial duty, which no one else in the society can do. Despite that, their health and safety issues are always neglected. The goodwill of the city authority is impacted due to the lack of adequate resources.

June 30, 2021

Endeavor to protect the health of frontline waste and sanitation workers from infectious diseases through capacity building

Endeavor to protect the health of frontline waste and sanitation workers from infectious diseases through capacity building

Waste and Sanitation workers are exposed to different occupational hazards, including the risk of infection. Lack of sufficient and suitable safety gear and cleaning agents increases their risk of chronic […]

April 12, 2021

Study reveals urgent improvement need in health and hygiene practice and use of safety gears by waste and sanitation workers

Study reveals urgent improvement need in health and hygiene practice and use of safety gears by waste and sanitation workers

80% of waste and sanitation workers do not have any occupational health and safety training for preventing infection; whereas sufferings from various infectious diseases due to their occupational exposure are […]

February 22, 2021

ITN-BUET offers international online CWIS training with ENPHO and EAWAG

ITN-BUET offers international online CWIS training with ENPHO and EAWAG

As an effort to establish itself as a regional capacity-building hub, ITN-BUET, Bangladesh has offered a three-week-long (from 11 January-03 February 2021) online training on “City-Wide Inclusive Sanitation: Principles and […]

January 13, 2021

Technical Session on “Assessment of Performance of FSM Services in Selected Paurashavas”

Technical Session on “Assessment of Performance of FSM Services in Selected Paurashavas”

ITN-BUET conducted an action research on “Assessment of Performance of FSM Services in Selected Paurashavas” and disseminated the study findings through an online technical session on 23 December 2020 engaging […]

December 23, 2020

Attempt to identify capacity building needs on FSM and CWIS

Attempt to identify capacity building needs on FSM and CWIS

ITN-BUET has been leading the national-level capacity building program on FSM and CWIS in collaboration with DPHE and relevant sector partners with financial support from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. […]

December 14, 2020

A regional effort to make an impact on the health and safety situation of the sanitation and waste workers

A regional effort to make an impact on the health and safety situation of the sanitation and waste workers

ITN-BUET organized a regional Training of Trainers on IPC and Health Hygiene of Sanitation and Waste Workers with government officials and sector actors from Bangladesh and Nepal. ENPHO, a renowned […]

December 08, 2020